our nation's capital, homemade puppets and signs. the march is in response to mitt romney saying he would cut government funding to pbs, the longtime broadcaster of "sesame street." just in case you're wondering, no puppets were armed during the mr. all right, bill, think quick. name your favorite puppet. >> oscar the grouch was my favorite as a little kid. >> you didn't like animal? >> yeah, but definitely oscar. >> okay. i think we have to give it to big bird, though. it is time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day right here on nbc. the presidential candidates will make the most of their final day on the campaign trail. president obama kicks off his day in wisconsin and then heads to ohio, wrapping up in iowa, the state where his 2008 campaign began. in the meantime, vice president biden will spend the day in virginia. republican presidential hopeful mitt romney has rallies planned in florida, ohio, virginia, and new hampshire, and vp nominee paul ryan will hit five states today, nevada, colorado, iowa, ohio, and wisconsin.